Chairman’s Business Networking Blog, Thursday 19th February 2016.
Only 16 members this week. Howard Bullock only stayed long enough to show off his legs on what was another cold morning. His individual bare legathon is drawing to a close. Final donations need about £100.00 or so to get to his target. Let’s make sure he reaches it!!!
So to the 60 second round…
On a cold morning Michazel Adellizzi’s under warmed tiles warmed the cockles. Has he discovered a new product that will overtake his outsized bogs…..surely not?
This week Donna Evans was birthday and blind girl. Panel blinds that were ultimately not accepted by the client and it was back to the drawing board. Does anyone know what a panel blind is…other than Donna.
Once again Alan Shaw was totally un-whimsical and told of a new scheme and an old scheme he was involved with; he had visited glazing manufacturers and inspected a 2/3rd acre site. He quite clearly gave the impression that he was an architect and knew the sort of work he was looking for. Someone should step in and stop him transferring his allegiance totally to the dark side.
With Howard gone and Stuart Smallcombe awol the Naughty Corner was depleted but Dean Caldon was kept company Messrs Adellizzi and Rogers. With the latter recruit it also worryingly means they gain control of a bell
Steve Roach explained the concept of festival fatigue which I think is one of those yuppie diseases.
It was Lewis Hackney that made us all sit up as he produced what looked very much like stock cubes but were in fact a wonderful type of pointing that doesn’t leave a stain and can be applied in half the time to paved surfaces.
Pride of place however went to David Plumley; he was pointing out the risk of losing data and did so with a ditty that was well-constructed and if not “Wordsworthian, Edward Learish. Kevin Radford’s poetic utterances have been missed. Mr Plumley’s invention represents a definite challenge to our Bard of Hadleigh. David won’t be here with us next week as it’s his moving day and if he continues to produce good classic verse he will soon be declared the Bard of his new location, Baddow. Let’s see where the muse takes him.
In our foreshortened meeting the 60 second round was immediately followed by the referrals section. This had us praising the meeting as if it were over when it was only half way through but the numbers were good, in excess £65,000 worth of recorded business was produced. Kevin Brooks sported five referrals which all in all was a very good effort as I believe he was substantially responsible for the monies recorded as received.
The rest of the meeting was effectively turned over to my Education presentation. It was a tribute to all present that not a yawn was spotted and I noted several members nodding their heads encouragingly. Whether this was in appreciation of the content or simply a desire to encourage me to bring the presentation to an end will never be known.
At the beginning of the meeting Scott had produced questionnaires for us all to complete by way of voting for the awards that will be awarded next week in our next anniversary meeting. Other than those on holiday may I beg a good turnout so that we can celebrate the completion of another year that in many respects have been the most successful and certainly ground breaking.
Until next week.